Current Affairs Quiz 21st September 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. The Ministry of Law and Justice has launched a Pan-India Special Campaign called “Ek Pahal Drive” for Justice Delivery at doorstep. Who is the minister responsible for Ministry of Law and Justice?

कानून और न्याय मंत्रालय ने दरवाजे पर न्याय वितरण के लिए एक पहल ड्राइवनामक एक अखिल भारतीय विशेष अभियान शुरू किया है। कानून और न्याय मंत्रालय के लिए जिम्मेदार मंत्री कौन है?

(a) Giriraj Singh / गिरिराज सिंह

(b) Ashwini Vaishnaw / अश्विनी वैष्णव

(c) Ramchandra Prasad Singh / रामचंद्र प्रसाद सिंह

(d) Pashu Pati Kumar Paras / पाशु पति कुमार पारस

(e) Kiren Rijiju / किरेन रिजिजू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. “Ek Pahal Campaign” launched for Justice delivery at doorstep

The Ministry of Law and Justice has launched a Pan-India Special Campaign called “Ek Pahal Drive” for Justice Delivery at doorstep on September 17, 2021.

The campaign was launched in a bid to encourage mass registration under Tele-Law. The campaign was launched by Department of Justice and NALSA. This campaign seeks to actualize the aspiration of access to justice for citizens in India.

Minister responsible for Ministry of Law and Justice: Kiren Rijiju

Q.2. Justin Trudeau has been selected as the Prime Minister of which country?

जस्टिन ट्रूडो को किस देश के प्रधान मंत्री के रूप में चुना गया है?

(a) Egypt / मिस्र

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) Germany / जर्मनी

(d) Canada/ कनाडा

(e) Japan / जापान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Justin Trudeau wins historic third term in Canada’s Prime Minister election

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hung onto power on 21st Sept as his main rival conceded defeat, but his Liberals fell short of his goal for a majority win.

Trudeau, in power since 2015 and governing with a minority of House of Commons seats since 2019, decided to gamble on an early vote and capitalize on his government’s handling of the pandemic, which included massive spending to support individuals and businesses and a push for high vaccination rates.

Q.3. Which bank has recently tied up with Paytm to launch co-branded credit cards on the Visa platform?

हाल ही में किस बैंक ने वीज़ा प्लेटफॉर्म पर कोब्रांडेड क्रेडिट कार्ड लॉन्च करने के लिए पेटीएम के साथ करार किया है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटक महिंद्रा बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. HDFC Bank ties up with Paytm to launch co-branded credit cards

HDFC Bank has announced its partnership with leading payments company Paytm, to offer co-branded credit cards on the Visa platform to businesspersons, millennials and merchants.

The HDFC Bank-Paytm co-branded credit cards will be launched in October during the festive season to tap into the high consumer demand for credit cards, equated monthly instalments (EMIs), and buy now pay later (BNPL) options and the full suite of products will be offered by the end of December 2021.

Q.4. With which country, India has begun three-day naval exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ in Sunda Strait?

भारत ने किस देश के साथ सुंडा जलडमरूमध्य में तीन दिवसीय नौसैनिक अभ्यास समुद्र शक्तिशुरू किया है?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(c) England / इंग्लैंड

(d) Indonesia / इंडोनेशिया

(e) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. India, Indonesia begin three-day naval exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ in Sunda Strait

India and Indonesia began a three-day mega naval wargame on 21st Sept in the Sunda Strait, in reflection of their growing maritime cooperation. Indian Navy deployed its two frontline warships Shivalik and Kadmatt for the third edition of the exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’.

“The exercise aims to strengthen the bilateral relationship, enhance mutual understanding and interoperability in maritime operations between the two navies.

Q.5. What was the rank of India in Global Innovation Index 2021 released by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)?

विश्व बौद्धिक संपदा संगठन (WIPO) द्वारा जारी ग्लोबल इनोवेशन इंडेक्स 2021 में भारत का रैंक क्या था?

(a) 12

(b) 23

(c) 35

(d) 46

(e) 56

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. India jumps 2 spots to 46th rank in Global Innovation Index 2021, Switzerland Tops

India has climbed two spots to 46 in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2021 prepared by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The country’s rank has been consistently rising in the last few years. From 81 in 2015, it has moved to 46 in 2021.

Switzerland topped the league table, followed by Sweden, the US and the UK, said the report by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Among Asian economies, South Korea jumped to the fifth position, up from 10 last year. China was in the 12th position.

Q.6. Which country has topped the Global Innovation Index 2021 released by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)?

विश्व बौद्धिक संपदा संगठन (WIPO) द्वारा जारी ग्लोबल इनोवेशन इंडेक्स 2021 में किस देश ने टॉप किया है?

(a) Sweden / स्वीडन

(b) Norway / नॉर्वे

(c) Switzerland / स्विट्ज़रलैंड

(d) Finland / फ़िनलैंड

(e) Denmark / डेनमार्क

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. India jumps 2 spots to 46th rank in Global Innovation Index 2021, Switzerland Tops

India has climbed two spots to 46 in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2021 prepared by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The country’s rank has been consistently rising in the last few years. From 81 in 2015, it has moved to 46 in 2021.

Switzerland topped the league table, followed by Sweden, the US and the UK, said the report by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Among Asian economies, South Korea jumped to the fifth position, up from 10 last year. China was in the 12th position.

Q.7. Which actor has won “Outstanding Actor–Comedy” award for Ted Lasso at 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2021?

किस अभिनेता ने 73वें प्राइमटाइम एमी अवार्ड्स 2021 में टेड लासो के लिए उत्कृष्ट अभिनेताकॉमेडीपुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Jason Sudeikis / जेसन सुदेकिस

(b) Ewan McGregor / इवान मैकग्रेगो

(c) Josh O’Connor / जोश ओ’कॉनर

(d) Brett Goldstein / ब्रेट गोल्डस्टीन

(e) Evan Peters / इवान पीटर्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. 73rd Emmy Awards 2021

The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards honored the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2020, until May 31, 2021, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The nominations were announced on July 13, 2021 by Ron and Jasmine Cephas Jones via a virtual event. The award ceremony was held live on September 19, 2021 at the Event Deck at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, and broadcast in the U.S. by CBS and Paramount.

Additionally, for the first time, the ceremony presented two categories that are annually given out at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Outstanding Variety Special (Live) and Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded).

Outstanding Actor–Comedy: Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso)

Q.8. Which TV Series has won the “Outstanding Drama Series” award at 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2021?

73वें प्राइमटाइम एमी अवार्ड्स 2021 में किस टीवी सीरीज़ ने आउटस्टैंडिंग ड्रामा सीरीज़का पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) The Crown / द क्राउन

(b) Ted Lasso / टेड लासो

(c) Last Week Tonight with John Oliver / लास्ट वीक टुनाइट विथ जॉन ओलिवर

(d) The Queen’s Gambit / द क्वीन’स गैम्बिट

(e) Mare of Easttown / मेयर ऑफ़ ईस्टटाउन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. 73rd Emmy Awards 2021

The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards honored the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2020, until May 31, 2021, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The nominations were announced on July 13, 2021 by Ron and Jasmine Cephas Jones via a virtual event. The award ceremony was held live on September 19, 2021 at the Event Deck at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, and broadcast in the U.S. by CBS and Paramount.

Additionally, for the first time, the ceremony presented two categories that are annually given out at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Outstanding Variety Special (Live) and Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded).

Outstanding Drama Series: The Crown

Q.9. Who has won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2020 in English language for the poetry “When God is a Traveller”?

कविता व्हेन गॉड इज अ ट्रैवलरके लिए अंग्रेजी भाषा में साहित्य अकादमी पुरस्कार 2020 किसने जीता है?

(a) Arundhathi Subramaniam / अरुंधति सुब्रमण्यम

(b) Nikhileswar / निखिलेश्वर

(c) M Veerappa Moily / एम वीरप्पा मोइली

(d) Harish Meenakshi / हरीश मीनाक्षी

(e) RS Bhaskar / आरएस भास्कर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Sahitya Akademi Award 2020

Politician-writer M Veerappa Moily and poet Arundhathi Subramaniam were among the 20 authors who received the Sahitya Akademi Award for 2020 at a ceremony held in New Delhi on September 18. While Moily received the prestigious award for his epic poetry ‘Sri Bahubali Ahimsadigvijayam’ in Kannada, Subramaniam won the award for her poetry collection, “When God is a Traveller,” in English.

The other winners in poetry include Harish Meenakshi (Gujarati), Anamika (Hindi), RS Bhaskar (Konkani), Irungbam Deven (Manipuri), Rupchand Hansda (Santali), and Nikhileswar (Telugu). Nanda Khare (Marathi), Maheshchandra Sharma Gautam (Sanskrit), Imaiyam (Tamil) and Sri Hussain-ul-Haque bagged the award for their novels. Apurba Kumar Saikia (Assamese), (late) Dharanidhar Owari (Bodo), (late) Hiday Koul Bharti (Kashmiri), Kamalkant Jha (Maithili) and Gurdev Singh Rupana (Punjabi) have received the award for short stories.

The Akademi has named Gian Singh (Dogri) and Jetho Lalwani (Sindhi) the winners for their plays, while Mani Shankar Mukhopadhyay, popularly known as Shankar received the award for memoir (Bengali).

Q.10. Who among the following has received the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award for his epic poetry ‘Sri Bahubali Ahimsadigvijayam’ in Kannada?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे कन्नड़ में उनकी महाकाव्य कविता श्री बाहुबली अहिंसदिग्विजयमके लिए प्रतिष्ठित साहित्य अकादमी पुरस्कार मिला है?

(a) Theodore Baskaran / थियोडोर बस्करन

(b) M Veerappa Moily / एम वीरप्पा मोइली

(c) Alfred V Aho / अल्फ्रेड वि अहो

(d) Jane Ellison / जेन एलिसन

(e) Carolina Araujo / कैरोलिना अरुजो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Sahitya Akademi Award 2020

Politician-writer M Veerappa Moily and poet Arundhathi Subramaniam were among the 20 authors who received the Sahitya Akademi Award for 2020 at a ceremony held in New Delhi on September 18. While Moily received the prestigious award for his epic poetry ‘Sri Bahubali Ahimsadigvijayam’ in Kannada, Subramaniam won the award for her poetry collection, “When God is a Traveller,” in English.

The other winners in poetry include Harish Meenakshi (Gujarati), Anamika (Hindi), RS Bhaskar (Konkani), Irungbam Deven (Manipuri), Rupchand Hansda (Santali), and Nikhileswar (Telugu). Nanda Khare (Marathi), Maheshchandra Sharma Gautam (Sanskrit), Imaiyam (Tamil) and Sri Hussain-ul-Haque bagged the award for their novels. Apurba Kumar Saikia (Assamese), (late) Dharanidhar Owari (Bodo), (late) Hiday Koul Bharti (Kashmiri), Kamalkant Jha (Maithili) and Gurdev Singh Rupana (Punjabi) have received the award for short stories.

The Akademi has named Gian Singh (Dogri) and Jetho Lalwani (Sindhi) the winners for their plays, while Mani Shankar Mukhopadhyay, popularly known as Shankar received the award for memoir (Bengali).

Q.11. World Alzheimer’s Day is observed every year on ___________________.

विश्व अल्जाइमर दिवस ___________________ को हर साल मनाया जाता है।

(a) 20 September / 20 सितंबर

(b) 21 September / 21 सितंबर

(c) 22 September / 22 सितंबर

(d) 23 September / 23 सितंबर

(e) 24 September / 24 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. 21st September: World Alzheimer’s Day

World Alzheimer’s Day is observed globally on September 21 every year. The day aims to raise awareness about the stigma that runs around Alzheimer disease and related dementia.

World Alzheimer’s Day was launched at the opening of ADI’s annual conference in Edinburgh on 21 September 1994 to celebrate our 10th anniversary.

Q.12. What was the theme for World Alzheimer’s Day 2021?

विश्व अल्जाइमर दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या थी?

(a) Let’s talk about dementia

(b) Every 3 Seconds

(c) Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s

(d) Remember Me

(e) Dementia: Can we reduce the risk?

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. 21st September: World Alzheimer’s Day

World Alzheimer’s Day is observed globally on September 21 every year. The day aims to raise awareness about the stigma that runs around Alzheimer disease and related dementia.

World Alzheimer’s Day was launched at the opening of ADI’s annual conference in Edinburgh on 21 September 1994 to celebrate our 10th anniversary.

Theme 2021: “Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s”.

Q.13. International Day of Peace (World Peace Day) is observed every year on ____________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय शांति दिवस (विश्व शांति दिवस) हर साल ____________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 20 September / 20 सितंबर

(b) 21 September / 21 सितंबर

(c) 22 September / 22 सितंबर

(d) 23 September / 23 सितंबर

(e) 24 September / 24 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. 21 September: International Day of Peace (UN) 2021

Every year on September 21, the International Day of Peace is observed to aware people around the globe that we are not each other’s enemies. It encourages people on building a suitable and peaceful world. Also, this day recognises the efforts of those who worked hard to end the conflicts and promote peace.

Theme 2021: “Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World”.

Q.14. What was the theme for International Day of Peace 2021?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय शांति दिवस 2021 का विषय क्या था?

(a) Climate Action for Peace

(b) The Right to Peace – The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70

(c) Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All

(d) The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace

(e) Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(e)

Exp. 21 September: International Day of Peace (UN) 2021

Every year on September 21, the International Day of Peace is observed to aware people around the globe that we are not each other’s enemies. It encourages people on building a suitable and peaceful world. Also, this day recognises the efforts of those who worked hard to end the conflicts and promote peace.

Theme 2021: “Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World”.

Q.15. Name the President of the Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad, who passed recently.

अखिल भारतीय अखाड़ा परिषद के अध्यक्ष का नाम बताइए, जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया।

(a) Narendra Giri / नरेंद्र गिरि

(b) Sanchaman Limboo / संचार लिंबो

(c) Shankar Subramaniam, “Babu” Nayaran / शंकर सुब्रमण्यम, “बाबू” नारायण

(d) Saranya Sasi / सरन्या शशि

(e) Guruprasad Mohapatra / गुरुप्रसाद महापात्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(a)

Exp. Akhara Parishad chief Narendra Giri passes away

President of the Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad, Mahant Narendra Giri has passed away. It was in 2016 that Giri first took over as chief of the Akhara Parishad.

It was during his tenure that the Parishad released a list of allegedly “fake saints”. In 2019, Giri was elected chief of the Parishad for a second time.

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